C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Episodes

October 19, 2021 60 min
Join Us With our guest, Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S., M.S. as we discuss the exciting times of Microbiome Restoration For C. difficile infections and how we are almost there! Dr. Khanna will be introducing the gut microbiome, the research, development, and importance of the microbiome in our health along with the microbiome therapeutics in clinical trials with validated safety and efficacy.
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Join us with our guest; Ken Blount PhD, CSO Rebiotix Inc, a Ferring Company and VP Microbiome Research Ferring - as Dr. Blount introduces the gut microbiome. There is so much to learn about this cutting edge science, along with a discussion about the recurrence of a C. difficile infection , and how clinical trials work.. The gut microbiome has a direct connection to our health and Dr. Blount will be shining some light on t...
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Approximately 10% of all U.S. patients report having an allergic reaction to a penicillin class antibiotic in their past. 10% of the population reports a penicillin allergy but 1% of the whole population is truly allergic. People with a penicillin allergy on their medical record are not given penicillin, and may not be given any beta-lactam antibiotics because of concern that the allergy is shared across the antibiotic class. Inste...
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With microbiome therapeutics on the forefront, it will be an educational discussion with our guests: Jason Goldsmith, Donor Medical & Analytical Sciences, Elisha Ott, Director, Donor Operations, and Jennie Starr, Associate Director, Donor Recruitment. Each guest will be sharing the information about the donor process, and the who, what, and how in donating poop for a good cause.
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Niranjan Tex Kissoon , MD Mark Ansermino, MD and Matthew Wiens, MD join us to discuss the multi-levels of Sepsis,. and educate us on the What, How, and Global Burden of Sepsis. The Global Burden of Disease Sepsis Report published in January 2020 estimated that 49 million patients suffer sepsis every year, with 11 million of those dying. This burden is significantly higher than the number of lives lost to cancer or coronary diseas...
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Join Nancy C. Caralla and Kevin Hersh as we discuss the chapters and passion behind the newly published book, Managing a C. difficile Infection: For Patients, Families, and Caregivers.
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Niranjan Tex Kissoon , MD Mark Ansermino, MD and Matthew Wiens, MD join us to discuss the multi-levels of Sepsis,. and educate us on the What, How, and Global Burden of Sepsis. The Global Burden of Disease Sepsis Report published in January 2020 estimated that 49 million patients suffer sepsis every year, with 11 million of those dying. This burden is significantly higher than the number of lives lost to cancer or coronary diseas...
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Wendy Benson is partner and COO at 2x2 Health: Private Health Concierge, culminating from her extensive experience as a leading healthcare executive and occupational therapist. She is also co-author of the international best-selling book, The Confident Patient. Wendy joins us to discuss the necessity of becoming a strong health advocate and ways to manage care through unprecedented times.
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Dr. Tamas Haidegger, Ph. D., Associate Professor Obuda University, and Co-founder: HandInscan will be discussing the importance of not only hand-washing but how Hand Hygiene is the top priority in social safety. Hand Hygiene remains the number one infection prevention action individuals can utilize worldwide to prevent the spread of germs and viruses worldwide. Dr. Haidegger will also introduce the research and science behind th...
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Doctors Caterina Oneto, and Paul Feuerstadt discussed the Management of C. difficile Infections. The new guidelines released by IDSA and SHEA this June along with the new treatments on the horizon were also a topic of conversation.
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Join Doctors Caterina Oneto, and Paul Feuerstadt, as they discuss the Management of C. difficile Infections. The new guidelines released by IDSA and SHEA this June along with the new treatments on the horizon will also be a topic of conversation.
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Join Our Guests: Linda Davis, RN, Charlotte Johnson, & Renata Johnson as they discuss key points on caregiving, a journey of caring for a loved one with a C. diff. infection, and comparing caregiving as a profession to caring for a family member at home.
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With microbiome therapeutics on the forefront, it will be an educational discussion with our guests: Jason Goldsmith, Donor Medical & Analytical Sciences, Elisha Ott, Director, Donor Operations, and Jennie Starr, Associate Director, Donor Recruitment. Each guest will be sharing the information about the donor process, and the who, what, and how in donating poop for a good cause.
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Join our guests: Neil Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Destiny Pharma PLC and Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA with our Guest Host: Kevin Hersh. The robust discussion will touch upon important topics focused on the what, why, and how to Prevent CDI: Boost Immunity, Restore Microbiome, Replace the Bug. Our two guests will exchange a dialogue about the science to answer the many questions about a C. difficile infection, prevention...
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This is a Special Presentation: Join us with our three brave guests as they take a step forward to share their C. difficile infection journey and deliver a personal message with our global listeners. It's NOT Just Diarrhea.
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Join us with our guest, Professor Simon Cutting, Ph. D., as we discuss the genetic control of spore formation in Bacillus subtilis, and the research behind the scenes defining Clostridioides difficile in health and environment.
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Our guests from Seres Therapeutics shared the latest news on SER-109 and positive topline results from the pivotal Phase 3 ECOSPOR III study evaluating its investigational oral microbiome therapeutic SER-109 for recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI). The study results were equally compelling when characterized by the alternative metric of sustained clinical response, where 88.9% of patients in the SER-109 arm achieved this object...
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Join our guests, Missy Travis, RN, and Priya Balachandran, Ph. D. COO Applied Silver, as they discuss the role of cleaning and disinfection to prevent surface contamination leading to the transmission of infections, There are also new concerns about CDI given the current state of COVID-19 and our guests will discuss this topic in great detail. What are your thoughts about linens and pathogens? Missy Travis, RN, and Dr. Balac...
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Join our guests, Missy Travis, RN, and Priya Balachandran, Ph. D. COO Applied Silver, as they discuss the role of cleaning and disinfection to prevent surface contamination leading to the transmission of infections, There are also new concerns about CDI given the current state of COVID-19 and our guests will discuss this topic in great detail. What are your thoughts about linens and pathogens? Missy Travis, RN, and Dr. Balac...
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Join us with our guest, Ron Roman, RN, CEO Safety Net as we discuss creating a safe environment, maintaining a safe environment in both healthcare and home. Ron will review Disinfection – what is Clean, Sanitize, Disinfect and Sterilize and how to simplify the terms.
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